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Victorian Rothley-A Glimpse of Village Life

BY PAMELA ANN BRITT

This publication covers an interesting period in the history of Rothley and includes information as follows;

Chapter 1 The Village

Chapter 2 The Village Buildings:
Rothley Temple
Rothley Parish Church
The Old Vicarage
Baptist Church
Methodist Churches
Village Greens
The School
The Grange
Inns
Workhouse
Village Hall
Rothley Station
Victorian Houses
Farms
Field Names

Chapter 3 The Appearance of Victorian Rothley and Village Customs.

Chapter 4 Rothley's Agriculture and Industries during the Victorian Period:
Agriculture
Hosiery
Boots and Shoes
Stone Quarrying

Chapter 5 Leicestershire's Police Force and Postal Services.

Chapter 6 Rothley in the 1840's

Chapter 7 Rothley in the 1850's

Chapter 8 Rothley in the 1860's

Chapter 9 Rothley in the 1870's and 1880's

Chapter 10 Rothley in the 1890's:
Local Government
Roads
Temperance
Health
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
The Station

Conclusion and Sources.

This publication is available for reference in the Local Studies Section of Rothley Library.

(Information at December 2006)